Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001 Auditing checklists

Free AS4801 Audit Tools and Checklists

Free AS/NZS 4801 Audit Tools and Checklists Comprehensive audit tools and checklists to evaluate your OHS system utilising the framework of AS/NZS 4801:2001 Unfortunately SAI Global made us take down this really useful tool. It was put together independently but contained a few words from the standard – which you have to pay for of…

Categories
Accreditation AS4801 and ISO45001

Proving compliance without documentation

Really interesting article by IRM published HERE   How do I Demonstrate Conformance to External Auditors without Documents and Records? 5/8/2016 0 Comments What do I Show the Auditor? Recently released ISO Management System Standards for Quality (ISO 9001:2015), Environment (ISO 14001:2015) and the draft Occupational Health and Safety (ISO/DIS 45001) (released Feb 2016) reduce…

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001

ISO 45001 Free Download

ISO 45001:2016 Free Download   Newground (a UK company) are offering a free download of their guide explaining the new ISO45001 standard -the new international standard for occupational health and safety management systems. The guide covers the structure, changes and benefits of implementation. Get it here: http://www.newground.co.uk/news-events-media/free-ebooks/ebook-a-guide-to-iso-450012016/

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001

AS/NZS AS 4801 and ISO 45001 Update

AS/NZS AS 4801 and ISO 45001 Update Standards Australia Committee for AS4801 has decided that the existing AS 4801 will not be updated until the new international standard, ISO 45001 is published in 2016. ISO announced recently that a new committee has been formed – “ISO Committee ISO/PC 283 – Occupational Health & Safety Management…

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001

Gaining AS4801 Certification

THE ROAD TO AS4801 OHS CERTIFICATION Article by OHS Management Systems that explains the benefits of obtaining certification to AS4801 and clearly outlines the various steps involved, what to expect and what you will have to do to achieve accreditation. The road to AS 4801 OHS certification « ohsmanagementsystems.com.au.

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001 Harmonisation OHS

OHS Challenges in Australia

OHS Challenges in Australia This is one of the best safety papers I have read for a long, long time and TOTALLY RELEVANT ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD. Its Author, George Robotham  admits to having a healthy dis-respect for many common approaches to OHS Management and OHS Training – and he backs up his philosophies…

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001

AS4801 Auditing OHS management systems

Auditing OHS management systems Guest Post by the late George Robotham Introduction There is some confusion in practice between the terms inspection and audit, I distinguish between the two by saying you inspect things and you audit systems. Organisations that are successful at Occupational Health and Safety have regular comprehensive internal and external audits. AS/NZS…

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001 Consultants

AS4801 Consultants

Recommended AS4801 Consultants, OHSMS Auditors, RABSQA Training and Systems Developers: Safety In Industry These guys are very keen to help construction businesses as they have personally managed large organisations and taken them through FSC accreditation etc. They have found that unless you have implemented and gone through the pain of an FSC accreditation you just…

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001

AS4801 OHS Manual

AS4801 OHS Manual If you have a small to medium sized business and would like to set up a safety system to comply with and perhaps even become certified to Australian Standard AS4801 then “Everything OHS” may have “everything” you need. They are offering their 60 page generic Safety Manual, in Word Format for only…

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001

Free AS4801 Safety System Guide

Implementing an OHS Safety Management System in accordance with AS/NZS 4801 Developing and implementing an Occupational Health and Safety System that complies with AS4801 (whether or not you want it certified or accredited) is not as difficult or daunting as it may sound. We find that most organisations already have most of the systems and…

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001

How to Gain AS4801 Accreditation

How to Gain AS4801 or FSC Accreditation Some of the most common queries on this site are about gaining AS4801 or FSC accreditation or why you need to have AS4801 accreditation in the first place. Probably because, it seems that, even some of the organisations providing AS4801 accreditation find it hard to explain – that…

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001

AS4801 Safety Management Systems

AS4801 Safety Management Systems By the late George Robotham – see all of his articles here Many people will have you believe 4801 is the holy grail of safety management systems and the fact that they have a AS 4801 compliant safety management system means they are doing a good job on safety. As far…

Categories
AS4801 and ISO45001

AS/NZS 4801 Accreditation

AS/NZS 4801 Accreditation NCS International Pty Limited (or NCSI) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia. NATA is the peak (and only government recognised) accreditation body for laboratory and testing centres in Australia, and has been operating since 1947. NCSI was formed in 1990 specifically to offer industry a…